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Volunteers for Inter-American Development Assistance

Supporting people in need in Latin America

two stars

75.38

1519 63rd Street Emeryville, CA 94608
tel: (510) 655-8432   Web Site
EIN: 68-0249466

Board Leadership
Haydee Rodriquez-Pastor
President

CEO
Adam See
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.38 two stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00 one star
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Volunteers for Inter-American Development Assistance (VIDA) has been serving underprivileged communities in Latin America since 1992 by providing them with medicines, medical supplies and equipment donated to us by San Francisco Bay Area hospitals, clinics and individuals. Through such donations we helped to provide care for over two million people in under-served communities throughout 12 Latin American and Caribbean countries. In partnership with other US-based humanitarian non-profits, to date we have shipped over 290 ocean containers of medical relief worth over $210 million.

Volunteers for Inter-American Development Assistance (VIDA) has been serving underprivileged communities in Latin America since 1992 by providing them with medicines, medical supplies and equipment donated to us by San Francisco Bay Area hospitals, clinics and individuals. Through such donations we helped to provide care for over two million people in under-served communities throughout 12 Latin American and Caribbean countries. In partnership with other US-based humanitarian non-profits, to date we have shipped over 290 ocean containers of medical relief worth over $210 million.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

one star

66.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
99.2%
  Administrative Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 29.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Volunteers for Inter-American Development Assistance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Volunteers for Inter-American Development Assistance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Volunteers for Inter-American Development Assistance (CA) 75.38 two stars
Charity Vision (UT) 96.66 four stars
Global Links (PA) 93.62 four stars
International Relief Teams (CA) 95.58 four stars
Giving Children Hope (CA) 90.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $29,950,467
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $29,950,467
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $29,950,467
   Other Revenue $34
TOTAL REVENUE $29,950,501
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $29,922,853
   Administrative Expenses $88,892
   Fundraising Expenses $106,251
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $30,117,996
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-167,495
   
Net Assets $423,443

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Donation of Medical Equipment $29,922,853 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 75.38 two stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 75.38 two stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 75.18 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 73.34 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 75.68 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 73.59 two stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 70.77 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 68.94 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 71.99 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 79.69 two stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 74.89 two stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 69.92 one star
2006-12 03/01/2008 72.39 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 90.24 four stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 92.47 four stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 92.39 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 92.45 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 68-0249466
Name in IRS Master File VOLUNTEERS FOR INTERAMERICAN DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$150,000 0.49% Adam See Executive Director

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Volunteers for Inter-American Development Assistance (CA) 75.38 two stars
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Charity Contact Info

Volunteers for Inter-American Development Assistance
1519 63rd Street
Emeryville, CA 94608
tel: (510) 655-8432
fax: (510) 655-8281
EIN: 68-0249466

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Board Leadership

Haydee Rodriquez-Pastor
President

CEO

Adam See
Executive Director

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